Ross Back Sands Beach, Bamburgh

4.9
#4 of 9 in Beaches in Northumberland
Trek across 4.8 km (3 mi) of unspoiled golden sand dunes and beach at Ross Back Sands Beach in England's far northeast. The nature-lover’s paradise features crystal clear water and no nearby facilities, leaving you completely at one with nature. Natural shade here is minimal, so bring plenty of sunscreen, protective clothing, or a beach umbrella. Remember to stock up on food at drink at the closest village 2 km (1.2 mi) away before heading to the beach. To visit Ross Back Sands Beach and get the most from your holiday in Bamburgh, create itinerary details personal to you using our Bamburgh road trip planner.
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  • We walked along the beach especially to see the best view of the castle. It's a huge beach so can't get crowded. Dogs allowed so enjoyed seeing a young dog trying to bite the waves. Sand dunes, rock p...  more »
  • On a warm and sunny day in mid-June, the two of us were the only people on something like two miles of golden sand here. Wonderful! No facilities, sea chilly and a bit of a walk from the car, but real...  more »
  • My family and I have just returned from a beautiful day on the beach. Parking is just before the cottages. There is a lay-by for about 10 cars and a verge for 20+ cars. When we arrived at midday there...  more »

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